Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

Detroit Works Project - Why Change


Published on

  • Be the first to comment

Detroit Works Project - Why Change

  1. 1.
  2. 2. We have an opportunity to reinvent Detroit like never before… Local, regional and state leaders are stepping up, working with us and showing their support for real change in this city… Now is the time for Detroit to recapture the spirit of ingenuity and creativity that made our city great.”<br />State of the City Address<br />Mayor Dave Bing<br />March 23, 2010<br />
  3. 3. Phase 3<br />“Moving Detroit Forward”: Preferred Alternative and Draft Framework Plan<br />Phase 4<br />Final Strategic Framework Plan <br />Phase 2<br />“Making Tough Choices”: AlternativeFuture Scenarios and Early Action Plan<br />Phase 1<br />Listening, Learning, and Analysis<br />July– Dec 2010<br />May – Aug 2011<br />Sept – Dec 2011<br />Jan – April 2011<br /><ul><li>Completion of Draft Policy Audits
  4. 4. 5 community forums
  5. 5. Completion of Neighborhood Analysis
  6. 6. Confirmed initial list of early actions
  7. 7. Recommendations on potential adoption mechanism (for final framework report)
  8. 8. 30+ community forums
  9. 9. Opportunity for public review and comment on Draft Framework Plan
  10. 10. 5 community forums
  11. 11. Adopted final framework plan
  12. 12. Draft alternative future scenarios
  13. 13. 6 community forums
  14. 14. Decision on “preferred alternative”
  15. 15. Draft framework plan</li></li></ul><li>Phase 1 Update <br />Touched approximately 5000 Detroiters through Phase meetings<br />Responded to over 500 service requests<br />Top three things we heard from the community during Phase I:<br />Improve essential city services NOW <br /><ul><li>Public Safety: Response time & residency
  16. 16. Blight Elimination: Illegal dumping & demolition
  17. 17. Vacant land: Impact on neighborhoods & acquisition process</li></ul>Transportation improvements needed:<br />- Regional light rail and bicycle safety & accessibility<br />Use of vacant land: <br /><ul><li>Greening & sustainability initiatives and economic development</li></li></ul><li>Near-Term Priorities Informed by Phase 1 Feedback<br />Take action while planning<br />Public Safety<br /> - Internal, operational changes <br /> - Homes for Public Safety Officers<br />Blight Elimination<br /> - Bing 3,000 first year<br /> - Bing 10,000 first term<br />Vacant Land<br /> - Acquisition/assembly of key vacant parcels<br /> - Enhance opportunities for residents/community based organizations to acquire property<br />
  18. 18. WHY CHANGE?<br />
  19. 19. WHO WILL LIVE HERE?<br />
  20. 20. Who will live here?<br />Population Loss<br />-57%<br />How We Compare… <br />Pittsburgh: -51%<br />Cleveland: -48%<br />Chicago: -20%<br />Minneapolis: -27% <br />Milwaukee: -6%<br />Detroit population change of over 1,000,000 in the last 50 years. <br />
  21. 21. Who will live here?<br />Percent Population Change 2000 - 2008<br />85%<br />of the city’s land area has experienced continued population decline over the last decade.<br />SOURCE: CLARITAS 2008<br />
  22. 22. Who will live here?<br />Direct Impacts of Population Change <br />2010<br />1950<br />Willis Street<br />Willis Street<br />Moran Street<br />McDougall Street<br />McDougall Street<br />Moran Street<br />Leland Street<br />Leland Street<br />GOOGLE EARTH IMAGE<br />GOOGLE EARTH IMAGE<br />Historic Density <br />185 Homes <br />540 People <br />23 Persons per acre<br />$151,673 tax revenue<br />Current Density <br />40 Homes<br />116 People<br />5 Persons per acre<br />$32,794 tax revenue<br />
  23. 23. Who will live here?<br />OPPORTUNITY:<br />Reverse population loss and attract new residents to the city.<br />
  24. 24. Who will live here?<br />Additional Population Reduces Individual Tax Burden <br />$173m<br />125,017<br />residential <br />parcels are <br />unoccupied.<br />The existing property vacancy accounts for 173 Million in lost property tax revenue. <br />SOURCE: DETROIT RESIDENTIAL PARCEL SURVEY, 2009<br />
  25. 25. Who will live here?<br />Youthful Potential<br />28%<br />of Detroit’s population is less than 18 years old, and represents the future of the city. <br />SUMMER IN THE CITY IMAGE<br />YOUNG DETROIT BUILDERS IMAGE<br />SOURCE: AMERICAN COMMUNITY SURVEY, 2009<br />HAAIMAGE<br />CHAZZ MILLER IMAGE<br />
  26. 26. Who will live here?<br />Senior Citizens as Resource<br />2x<br />By 2035, the senior population (ages 65+) <br />will double.<br />SOURCE: SEMCOG, 2009<br />ALL IMAGES COURTESY OF GETTY IMAGES<br />
  27. 27. WHERE WILL PEOPLE LIVE ?<br />
  28. 28. Where will people live? <br />Vacant Land Area is Overwhelming<br />40<br />VACANT SQUARE MILES<br />This is almost equivalent to the total land area of San Francisco (47 square miles).<br />SOURCE: UDM<br />SOURCE: P&DD 2000<br />
  29. 29. Where will people live? <br />Increasingly Limited Housing Options<br />63%<br />of existing housing units are single family.<br />SOURCE: CLARITAS 2008<br />
  30. 30. Where will people live? <br />OPPORTUNITY:<br />Invest in existing strong housing stock and create a diversity of housing options.<br />Capitalize on existing housing demand and areas of density to provide a diverse array of housing options.<br />
  31. 31. Where will people live? <br />Increasing Demand and New Development<br />HAA IMAGE<br />HAA IMAGE<br />Broderick Tower <br />$50m Renovation to provide 127 new units<br />Lofts at The Garfield<br />90% of 56 units occupied<br />
  32. 32. Where will people live? <br />Diverse, Thriving Neighborhoods Providing Safe, Healthy Environments for All<br />HAA IMAGE<br />SWEET JUNIPER IMAGE<br />HAA IMAGE<br />HAA IMAGE<br />
  33. 33. WHERE WILL PEOPLE WORK?<br />
  34. 34. Where will people work? <br />Historically High Unemployment Rate<br />As of August 2010<br />24.3%<br />14.4%<br />9.5%<br />SOURCE: BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS, ICIC ANALYSIS<br />
  35. 35. Where will people work? <br />Sprawling Regional Employment Centers<br />38%<br />Only 38% of Detroiters work in the city. <br />SOURCE: DETROIT COLLABORATIVE DESIGN CENTER, 2010; GLAESER, 2001; US CENSUS 2000<br />
  36. 36. Where will people work? <br />Regional Employment Projections (2010 – 2030)<br />11%<br />% GROWTH<br />TOTAL JOBS<br /> 1990<br /> 93,500<br /> 95,500<br /> 35,000<br /> 87,500<br /> 13,800<br /> 60,000<br /> 48,000 <br /> 45,000<br /> 36,800<br />TOTAL JOBS<br /> 2000<br /> 80,000<br /> 101,200<br /> 62,000<br /> 76,000<br /> 20,000<br /> 66,800<br />46,000<br />40,000<br />32,000<br />DETROIT CBD<br />BIRMINGHAMPONTIAC<br />STERLING<br />SOUTHFIELD CITY<br />DEARBORN CBD<br />ANN ARBOR<br />LIVONIA<br />BRIGHTON<br />-15.0<br /> +5.0<br />+77.0<br />-13.0<br />+44.0<br />+12.0<br /> -4.0<br />-13.0<br />-15.0 <br />By 2030, Detroit is projected to have only 11% of the region’s jobs, compared to 14% currently.<br />SOURCE: SEMCOG 2030 REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT FORECAST (RDF) COMMUNITY DETAIL REPORT<br />
  37. 37. Where will people work? <br />OPPORTUNITY:<br />Reposition the city of Detroit as a major job center and put Detroiters back to work.<br />Leverage existing market strengths, available land, and our entrepreneurial spirit to provide job opportunities for all Detroiters.<br />
  38. 38. Where will people work? <br />Freight & Logistics: “Global Detroit” – Gateway to the Midwest and Beyond<br />1<br />#<br />Detroit is the largest <br />US-Canadian Port <br />for Value of Freight.<br />SOURCE: SEMCOG, 2010 & US DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION<br />
  39. 39. Where will people work? <br />Opportunities to Reuse Publicly Owned Land <br />42,300<br />Publicly owned vacant parcels. <br />SOURCE: INTERFACE STUDIO INDUSTRIAL LAND SURVEY, 2010 <br />
  40. 40. HOW WILL PEOPLE MOVE?<br />
  41. 41. How will people move? <br />Detroit’s Transportation Network is Dominated by the Car<br />8%<br />Drive alone<br />69%<br />X<br />Only 8% of Detroit residents use public transit<br />Carpool<br />/ Vanpool<br />Public <br />Transportation<br />Other <br />Means<br />Work<br />at home<br />Walk<br />Detroit Transportation Modes Breakdown (Ages 16+)<br />For those traveling to work<br />SOURCE: SEMCOG COMMUNITY PROFILES<br />
  42. 42. How will people move? <br />Access to Private Vehicles<br />33%<br />of households do not have access to a private vehicle.<br />SOURCE: CLARITAS 2008, P&DD 2009<br />
  43. 43. How will people move? <br />Public Transit Fiscal Position (DDOT)<br />$140m<br />yearly average DDOT revenue shortfall over the last 8 years.<br />Revenues from sales and charges has remained largely constant despite and increase in ridership.<br />SOURCE: 1. MCKINSEY, DDOT DIAGNOSTICS, AUGUST 2010. 2. DDOT MEETING, OCTOBER 2010, 3. CITY OF DETROIT BUDGETS<br />
  44. 44. How will people move? <br />OPPORTUNITY:<br />Develop attractive, reliable and equitable transportation options for all Detroiters.<br />
  45. 45. How will people move? <br />Functional, Well-planned Public Transportation Systems<br />$425m<br />committed to <br />Woodward Light Rail.<br />M1 WOODWARD LIGHT RAIL / RENDERING COURTESY HOK<br />
  46. 46. How will people move? <br />Walkable Communities for All Residents<br />400<br />INDYCULTURALTRAIL.ORG IMAGE<br />planned miles for a new bikeway system.<br />NEIGHBORHOODS.ORG IMAGE<br />CITY OF DETROIT NON-MOTORIZED URBAN <br />TRANSPORTATION MASTER PLAN, 2006<br />HAA IMAGE<br />HAA IMAGE<br />HAA IMAGE<br />
  48. 48. What services will people need? <br />Public Services Cost Comparison with Other Cities<br />FY11 Spend per capita<br />$ thousands per capita<br />$9m<br />DETROIT<br />Pittsburgh<br />St Louis<br />Cleveland<br />Lansing<br />Detroit will spend over $9 million per square mile to provide city services in 2011. <br />San Jose<br />Houston<br />San Diego<br />Austin<br />Dallas<br />Phoenix<br />Flint<br />9.0<br />8.0<br />7.0<br />6.0<br />5.0<br />4.0<br />3.0<br />2.0<br />1.0<br />0<br />SOURCE: CITY BUDGETS<br />FY11 Spend per square mile<br />$ millions per square mile<br />
  49. 49. What services will people need? <br />Infrastructure Revenues<br />$1.5b<br />investment shortfall<br />POPULATION<br />INFRASTRUCTURE REINVESTMENT<br />REVENUE<br />SOURCE: SEMCOG, 2010<br />
  50. 50. What services will people need? <br />Educational Struggle<br />10%<br />of all Detroit schools (K-12) perform above the state average.<br />SOURCE: EXCELLENT SCHOOLS DETROIT, 2010 SCHOOL REPORT CARD<br />
  51. 51. What services will people need? <br />Health and Wellness Challenges<br />48%<br />X<br />Death from heart disease in Detroit is 48% higher than the national average.<br />SOURCE: 2007 MICHIGAN RESIDENT DEATH FILE, DIVISION OF VITAL RECORDS & HEALTH STATISTICS, MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY HEALTH, 3.1<br />
  52. 52. What services will people need? <br />OPPORTUNITY:<br />Enhance quality of service delivery and provide access to amenities.<br />By capitalizing on current City initiatives, and more efficiently delivering vital services, we can shape a better quality of life for all Detroiters.<br />
  53. 53. What services will people need? <br />Efficient Neighborhood Densities<br />Build on areas of existing density to provide <br />MINNEAPOLIS<br />2.8<br />more efficient delivery of services<br />4.7<br />PORTLAND<br />LOS ANGELES<br />16<br />8.7<br />Infrastructure / Service <br />Efficiency Threshold<br />9<br />DETROIT<br />25<br />CHICAGO<br />RESIDENTS PER ACRE<br />81<br />MANHATTAN<br />
  54. 54. What services will people need? <br />Reducing Crime Rates<br />15%<br />decrease in the number of homicides over the last year. <br />26 %<br />decrease since 2006.<br />SOURCE: KRISTI TANNER-WHITE AND MARTHA THIERRY / DETROIT FREE PRESS<br />
  55. 55. What services will people need? <br />Greater Access to Healthy Foods and Exercise<br />15<br />In 2010, the Green Grocer Project aimed to help 15 Detroit grocery stores with financing or <br />technical issues. <br />AECOM IMAGE<br />SEED WAYNE IMAGE<br />DEGC IMAGE<br />URBANFARMING.ORG IMAGE<br />CITY OF DETROIT NON-MOTORIZED URBAN TRANSPORTATION MASTER PLAN, 2006<br />
  56. 56. HOW WILL WE INVEST?<br />
  57. 57. How will we invest?<br />Investment Spread Across City<br />$89 M<br />in Neighborhood Stabilization Program investment .<br />SOURCE: DETROIT, NSP1, NSP 2, NDNI, P&DD <br />
  58. 58. How will we invest?<br />Investment Spread Across City<br />121<br />X<br />SQUARE MILES<br />of the City is a target area for investment.<br />SOURCE: DETROIT, NSP1, NSP 2, NDNI, P&DD <br />
  59. 59. How will we invest?<br />OPPORTUNITY:<br />Achieve greater impact from public, private and philanthropic investments.<br />
  60. 60. How will we invest?<br />Confronting Immediate Challenges<br />10,000<br />vacant homes to be torn down in Mayor Bing’s first term. <br />BUCKSHOTJONES IMAGE, FLICKR (CREATIVE COMMONS)<br />BUCKSHOTJONES IMAGE, FLICKR (CREATIVE COMMONS)<br />
  61. 61. How will we invest?<br />Addressing Unique Needs of Each Type of Neighborhood<br />4<br />1<br />2<br />1<br />3<br />2<br />ALL IMAGES COURTESY OF HAA<br />3<br />4<br />
  62. 62. How will we invest?<br />Creating an Inspirational, Vibrant City<br />MOTOR CITY MAKEOVER IMAGE<br />SUMMER IN THE CITY IMAGE<br />DETROIT DIESEL CORPORATION IMAGE<br />RETINA IMAGE, GIZMAG.COM<br />GIRL IN THE D IMAGE<br />
  63. 63. NEXT STEPS<br />
  64. 64. SUMMARY NEXT STEPS<br />Complete current series of meetings<br />Take feedback to inform the next round of meetings and work:<br /><ul><li>Topic meetings
  65. 65. Geographic meetings
  66. 66. Neighborhood analysis
  67. 67. Development of planning scenarios</li></li></ul><li>ONLINE SURVEY<br />Please share your thoughts about Detroit’s future! Click on the link below (or paste it into your browser) to take an online survey:<br /><br />